The 2022 Parker Thomson Awards for Outstanding Legal Journalism in Florida have been announced and the winners will be highlighted in a video during the August 4-5 Florida Media Conference sponsored by the Florida Press Association and Foundation.
The awards are presented by The Florida Bar’s Media & Communications Law Committee in recognition of outstanding journalism highlighting the system of law and justice as it affects Floridians. Judges for The Parker Thomson Awards are composed of out-of-state journalists, media lawyers, and media educators.
Awards were presented in three categories, print, television, and radio. Award recipients received $500 for first place; second-place honorees received $250. All honorees and their media outlets received plaques.